Fragment of silk with satin with gold silk warp and gilt paper strip weft of diamond lozenge pattern and floral roundels, clouds and scrolling tendrils in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century
Height x width: 20 x 46 cm (7 7/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave